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Eartquake in Delhi: Tremors felt by NCR People in Gurugram and Haryana

Eartquake in Delhi: Tremors felt by NCR People in Gurugram and Haryana
Written by Abhishek Lohia

NEW DELHI: Mild earthquake tremors were felt in parts of Delhi-NCR on Sunday. While the epicentre is yet to be confirmed, no major consequences have been reported so far. These tremors were felt days after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit Japan. 37 people have been confirmed dead in the incident. Rescue workers are using backhoes and shovels to search for the missing in a tangle of dirt and the rubble of homes left by multiple landslides in the town of Atsuma. All but four of the victims are from the community of 4,600 people.

Independent organisation EMSC also confirmed that earthquake has hit Delhi. People took to social media after feeling tremors. Here’s how people how reacted.

In August, a 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit West Bengal’s Hooghly district. The tremors, at that time, were also in six adjoining districts.

The termors were felt in Mahavir Enclave region of New Delhi and Gurugram. People from other parts of the city also took to Twitter and claimed that they felt the tremors. Initial reports suggest that earthquake was felt in parts of Gurugram, Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad.

 

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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